•taking advantage of the opportunity to sit in on a playwriting workshop at the university,
and most importantly,
•coming home to find that Rob had completely built and bolted the wall o' Billy bookshelves.
These blessings more than make up for the fact that the nurse must have forgotten to put the usual numbing juice in the syringe with the meds. Owee. But I refuse to be a sorehead about it.
So tonight I started unboxing basement books that haven't seen the light of day for a long, long time. Which do you think were the first books to be placed on these pristine shelves? Pogo comics!
WHAT?! You don't know what I'm talking about? You've never met Pogo possum? Why, you simply must get acquainted. My mama had me reading this stuff as a pre-school tyke, and look how I turned out. (Was that a good selling point? or not?)
Here is an entire book of the stuff, posted online for your enjoyment. It's one I don't have in my collection, so it's new to me too. Have fun going back in time—Walt Kelly was a genius, if you ask me.